爱思英语编者按:孙杨因无证驾驶被警方刑事拘留7日、浙江省体育职业技术学院也对其停赛停训后,国家体育总局游泳运动管理中心昨天上午宣布,取消孙杨国内外比赛的资格,开除出国家队。在追尾事故发生后,浙江体院领导张亚东连夜去交警队处理问题,事后他透露,此前孙杨一直坚称他有驾照。

Swimming star dropped from team after driving offense

Olympic swimming champion and world record holder Sun Yang has been suspended from the national team after being detained for driving without a license, the Chinese swimming sports administrative center announced on Wednesday.

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Winner Sun Yang of China reacts after the men's 800m freestyle final during the World Swimming Championships at the Sant Jordi arena in Barcelona July 31, 2013.[Photo/Xinhua]

The sport’s governing body made the decision on Wednesday morning after Sun was given a seven-day administrative detention for driving without a license by police inHangzhou,Zhejiangprovince. He was involved in a minor collision with a bus on Sunday.

Sun was detained in a local detention center since Monday and his parents have paid him a visit, Qianjiang Evening News reported.

But he has a single room and the food is different from that given to other detainees, Modern Express reported.

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Sun Yang handed indefinite suspension

China's Olympic and world swimming champion Sun Yang has received an indefinite ban from competition following his seven-day detention for driving without a license.

In the latest negative incident, the double Olympic champion was found driving without a license when Hangzhou police dealt with a car accident in which Sun's car was hit from behind by a bus on Sunday afternoon.

On Monday, Sun was fined for 2,000 yuan (about $328) and given a seven-day detention for breaking the law.

Meanwhile, the Zhejiang College of Sports, to which the first Chinese male Olympic swimming champion is affiliated, suspended Sun from competition.